Less Than Jake at 30 – Part 6: B is for B-Sides

A lot changed in my life during the 14 months between the release of Anthem and its companion record B is for B-Sides. I was in my first proper relationship, I'd left school and was getting ready to start college in the Autumn. My friends were going through similar developments in their lives and collectively … Continue reading Less Than Jake at 30 – Part 6: B is for B-Sides

Less Than Jake at 30 – Part 4: Borders & Boundaries

TL;DR - Borders & Boundaries is my favourite Less Than Jake album. There may be records in their back catalogue that sound better, bigger hits may be housed elsewhere, but in viewing albums as a consistent line of thought, this is the band's greatest success, in my humble opinion. The name and artwork alone lend … Continue reading Less Than Jake at 30 – Part 4: Borders & Boundaries

Less Than Jake at 30 – Part 2 and 3: Losing Streak / Hello Rockview

Some international readers may wonder why I'm including LTJ albums two and three in one post. UK fans will likely know straight away. In Spring 2002 I took a trip to London with my Mum. While she went to a specialist hospital appointment I walked from London Waterloo, across the Thames, up through Charing Cross … Continue reading Less Than Jake at 30 – Part 2 and 3: Losing Streak / Hello Rockview

Less Than Jake at 30 – Honourable Mention: The Bruce Lee Band

I’m including this album in my revisit of the Less Than Jake catalogue because three members of the band played on this record. The Bruce Lee Band (sometimes stylised as The B. Lee Band for obvious copyright reasons) is one of Asian Man Records' founder Mike Park's many projects. The band is still active today, albeit with a … Continue reading Less Than Jake at 30 – Honourable Mention: The Bruce Lee Band